book prize

The international Cundill History Prize today announced the British historian Daniel Beer as the 2017 winner of the US$75,000 prize – the richest in non-fiction for a single work in English. The London-based historian was awarded for his ground-breaking study of Siberian penal colonies, The House of the Dead: Siberian Exile Under the Tsars (Allen Lane)

Classified as: Cundill Prize, daniel beer, house of the dead, books, book prize
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Published on: 16 Nov 2017
The 2012 Cundill Prize in History at McGill jury has announced its long list of contending books, selecting six from among 143 works submitted this year by publishers from all over the globe. The competition, now in its fifth year, features a $75,000 U.S. grand prize, representing the world’s most lucrative international award for a nonfiction book.

Classified as: history, 2012, stephen platt, andrew preston, anna reid, book prize, cundil, julia lovell, long list, stephen greenblatt, steven pinker
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Published on: 10 Oct 2012